News tagged ‘foxconn’

Monday, 24 Dec 2012

Foxconn Buys Stake In Camera Maker GoPro, Invests $200 Million

Foxconn Buys Stake In Camera Maker GoPro, Invests $200 Million

Foxconn has just invested $200 million for a 8.88% stake in GoPro camera makers, Woodman Labs.

Friday, 30 Mar 2012

Apple and Foxconn Vow to Improve Work Conditions

Apple and Foxconn Vow to Improve Work Conditions

Under increasing public scrutiny, Apple and Foxconn made promises to improve working conditions at Foxconn's China factories.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Sharp will sell a 9.9% stake (about 121.65 million new shares) to the Hon Hai Group for 66.9 billion yen (US$807 million). This will make Hon Hai Sharp's largest shareholder.

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

Behind the Scenes Inside Foxconn's Factories

Behind the Scenes Inside Foxconn's Factories

What's it like inside Foxconn's assembly lines for Apple's products? America's ABC News scored an exclusive visit inside Foxconn, and while we won't be able to watch the programme here in Singapore, they've written a preface about what they saw inside the factories.

Monday, 1 Aug 2011

Androids Hired to Build iPhones

Androids Hired to Build iPhones

Chinese news outlet, Xinhuanet.com, reported that that Terry Gou, founder and chairman of Foxconn said that the company will replace workers with 1 million robots in three years.

Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010

Foxconn Buys Stake in Hitachi Displays

Foxconn Buys Stake in Hitachi Displays

In a proposed tie-up, Foxconn will purchase a total of 100 billion yen in shares of Hitachi's LCD panel subsidiary, Hitachi Displays Ltd, according to the Nikkei newspaper.

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010

Foxconn Giving Workers Another Raise

Foxconn Giving Workers Another Raise

In light of a recent spate of suicides at their factories, Foxconn is giving their workers another raise.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

A Day in the Life of a Foxconn Worker

A Day in the Life of a Foxconn Worker

They're the ones who toil night and day to make us our high-priced gadgets while they get by at minimum wage. Chinese news site Southern Weekend sent its intern on an undercover mission to discover what it's really like to work in a Foxconn factory.

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